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The Tikvah Overseas Student Institute

For Yeshiva, Midrasha, and Post-High School Students in Israel |  חשון – סיון תשע"ט / Oct. 2018 – May 2019

Eugene Kontorovich

George Mason University

Eugene Kontorovich is a professor at George Mason’s Antonin Scalia School of Law, specializing in constitutional and international law. Before coming to George Mason, he had been a professor at Northwestern University School of Law for 11 years. Prof. Kontorovich is also the head of the International Law Department at the Kohelet Policy Forum, a Jerusalem-based think tank, and is recognized as one of the world’s preeminent experts on international law and the Israel-Arab conflict.  He has testified repeatedly in Congress about Arab-Israeli conflict, and his popular writings have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, POLITICO, Haaretz, and numerous other leading publications. Kontrovich attended the University of Chicago for college and law school and clerked for Judge Richard Posner on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.